Monday Morning Motivation

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me. I lift my lamp beside the golden door.”

Emma Lazarus: "The New Colossus"  Emma's poem is on the base of the Status of Liberty: "A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame is the imprisoned lightening, and her name Mother of Exiles." Happy Birthday, to the United States of America. Hoping my country will soon have a mother as President of the United… Continue reading “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me. I lift my lamp beside the golden door.”

Monday Morning Motivation

Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.

-Tennessee Williams On June 30th, I retire from P&G, a company where I have worked for the past 28 years. Seems like it has been a lifetime and I do leave with so many wonderful memories. And now I face life as Eileen, not life as Eileen who works at P&G. I wonder why some… Continue reading Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.

Monday Morning Motivation

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.

-Dali lama Can you remember the last time you were in a bad mood? What did you do? A. Mope around, barking at everyone? B. Go out for a run, read a few words of inpiration, walked your dog or kissed your spouse? I'll bet the B choices put you in a better mood, didn't… Continue reading Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.